Time Management Articles, Books and Websites
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Teaching Time Management to Children with ADHD
Teachers' tools and techniques to help ADHD students get organized and use classroom time more efficiently.
Tired of Always Running Late?
Time-management strategies to help ADHD adults be on time and organized.
Gee Whiz, I Missed It Again: How Can I Improve My Time Management Skills?
Simple step by step guide on time management for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder via use of a dayplanner
Keys To Time Management: A Guide (PDF)
Good tips including emotional one.
Guide to Organizing the Home and Office PDF
Another Great pdf from the National Resource Center on ADHD.
Discusses why adults with AD/HD have trouble with organization,
how to improve organizational skills at the home and office
and how to stay organized.
Personal page on time management + bible quotes. Heads up
for the athiests.
and Polychronic Views of Time
Different ways of viewing time. Also discusses convergent
and divergent thinkers. Very thought provoking.
Tips on how to make your to-do list loveable
By Mark Forster, Time Management Consultant. He says
that to do list's don't usually work but if you have to use
them here's some tips.
Things You Can Do to Slow Down Today!
Is being continually busy and rushing non stop working
for you? If not check this out.
Management: Learning to Use a Day Planner (PDF)
Great pdf from the National Resource Center on ADHD.
Discusses selecting the right day planner, effective strategies
for using a day planner and using a day planner for short-
and long-term planning to improve time management results for adults with ADHD.
Management & Organization
Lew Mills discuss books for time management for adders.
20 Best Ways To Take Time For Yourself (PDF)
We often neglect the most important person in our lives.
Time Management Articles From Mind Tools
Beating Procrastination – Manage your time. Get it all done.
Activity Logs – Know where your time goes
Action Plans – Starting to achieve, in a small way
Prioritized To Do Lists – Taking control of your time
Scheduling Skills – Bringing your workload under control
Personal Goal Setting – Planning to live your life your way
Time Management Products Reviewed
a Day Planner as a Life Planner
By Kathleen Nadeau, Ph.D. She co wrote ADD
Friendly ways to Organize your Life. A GREAT book for
organizing for ADDers. Using a dayplanner is not a single
skill, but involves a set of skills that can be worked on,
Randy Pausch's Time Management Tricks Video and Slides
According to his doctors, computer science professor Randy Pausch has three to six months to live due to cancer, and in this video lecture he shares his tips for making the most of your time, "the most precious commodity you have." on Lifehacker
Teachers Can Do To Help With Time Management for kids with
Many helpful suggestions.
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Ways to Organize Your Life
The number one book for ADHD Adults on time management and organization.
It's the first book I recommend to my adult ADHD coaching clients.
main areas of organizing are included: organizing things;
organizing papers; and organizing time. Following the stories
are sets of solutions, both conventional and innovative, that
offer the AD/HD adult options on how to implement the text
into his or her own life. Critical to the AD/HD adult is support,
and Recommended Levels of Support are included that enable
the reader to implement the solution and continue to make
it work over time. Each chapter closes with a Chapter Review
and this feature shows the level of understanding of the audience
by these authors.
Lifehacker: 88 Tech Tricks to Turbocharge Your Day. By Gina Trapani
The 88 "life hacks" -- clever shortcuts and lesser-known, faster ways to complete a task -- in this book are some of the best in Lifehacker.com's online archive. Every chapter describes an overarching lifehacker principle, then segues into several concrete applications. Each hack includes a step-by-step how-to for setting up and using the solution with cross-platform software, detailed screen shots, and sidebars with additional tips
on the stories of real chronically disorganized people, "Conquering's"
radical, easy-to-implement methods puts an end to long-standing
paper, residential, and office clutter; and ends lifelong
time management woes forever. Written by one of the nation's
foremost authorities on chronic disorganization, Judith Kolberg,
the Director of the National Study Group on Chronic Disorganization,
"Conquering" is funny, educational, and totally
Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
a management consultant and executive coach, provides insights
into attaining maximum efficiency and at the same time relaxing
whenever one needs or wants to. Readers learn that there is
no single means for perfecting organizational efficiency or
productivity; rather, the author offers tools to focus energies
strategically and tactically without letting anything fall
through the cracks. He provides tips, techniques, and tricks
for implementation of his workflow management plan, which
has two basic components: capture all the things that need
to get done into a workable, dependable system; and discipline
oneself to make front-end decisions with an action plan for
all inputs into that system. In short, do it (quickly), delegate
it (appropriately), or defer it.
There are tons of blogs and websites on GDT, he has a real cult following..
Power of Focus: How to Hit Your Business, Personal and Financial
Targets with Absolute Certainty
Hansen, and Hewitt have taken the best ideas from their own
successful careers (seventy-nine years of combined business
expertise), and distilled them into ten powerful focusing
principles. The result is a treasury of insights that is enjoyable
to read and easy to understand. At the outset, the book identifies
the three most important fundamentals for consistent success:
developing unusual clarity; understanding that habits determine
your future; and using a "no exceptions policy"
approach to focus on what you want. Numerous anecdotes and
inspiring stories help to reinforce each principle.
from the Cliff: A Course in Achieving Daily Focus
by Lynn Weiss
Weiss points out, ADD people - or so we're labelled by society
- are big-picture, bottom-line people. She wastes no time
getting to the point. Each chapter is bulleted as: Here's
the problem; here's why; here's what TO do; what NOT to do;
challenges you might face while attempting this. Perfect.
She also notes in the introduction that each reader is designed
differently, and in putting the book together she realizes
that no one is going to identify with ALL of the troubles
she seeks to address. She recommends that each person use
the book as s/he needs and not get hung up on anything there
that might seem another label or that might not fit the individual.
Actually, the introduction is one of the best parts of the
book - it deals the most inclusively with the psychology of
ADD; the rest deals with tools to handle it day-to-day.
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All about digital productivity. "An award-winning, daily blog that features tips, shortcuts, and downloads that help you get things done smarter and more efficiently." Which is true.
Author of Getting
Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity. Articles,
a web based bulletin board system and an ezine and more. Great
book, great resources.
By prolific productivity guru Merlin Mann. Focuses on personal productivity. Lots of info on the cult of GDT, Getting Things Done. Check out his Inbox Zero series.
Very popular with some women with ADD. Organizing your time
and life. Also housekeeping ideas, products and more.
Get Organized Now.com
Website with thousands of tips and ideas to help you organize
your home, organize your office and organize your life.
Forster Time Management Weblog
Blog plus article on Time Management. He also has a free ezine.
Site with 261 free printable checklists to keep you on track